THE IRANIAN MISSILE LAUNCH….So as of this morning, everyone in the Iran-Israel-United States triangle has (a) demonstrated that they can attack their enemies, (b) blamed the others for starting it, (c) claimed that their own acts have nothing to do with any possible offensive strike, and (d) airily dismissed the possibility of war. It’s nice to see that everyone is so dedicated to reducing tensions in the area.
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